Three Hispano-Moresque copper-lustre dishes
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Three Hispano-Moresque copper-lustre dishes

THE FIRST SECOND HALF OF THE 16TH CENTURY, VALENCIA (MANISES); THE SECOND CIRCA 1600, SEVILLE (TRIANA); THE THIRD CIRCA 1550, PROBABLY SEVILLE

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Three Hispano-Moresque copper-lustre dishes
The first second half of the 16th Century, Valencia (Manises); the second circa 1600, Seville (Triana); the third circa 1550, probably Seville
The first with a high spirally-moulded central boss, the well with stylised flowers and foliage divided by geometric forms, the border boldly moulded with foliage (some rim chipping, wear and flaking to glaze, crack from rim branching at well with small associated loss at well); the second with a shallow central boss within concentric circles, the border with geometric and stylised plant forms (minor chipping, flaking and wear, two cracks from rim with old staples to reverse); the third with moulded raised central boss, the well and border with concentric bands of scrolling foliage alternating with lustre bands reserved with stylised foliage (large rim chips and D-shaped section lacking from rim, minor cracks from rim)
The largest 16 1/8 in. (41 cm.) diam. (3)
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Lot Essay

For Valencian dishes similar to the first see Anthony Ray, Spanish Pottery 1248-1898 (London, 2000), col. pl. 30, nos. 228-30 and for a Seville dish similar to the second see p. 150, no. 310.
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